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Fri April 25, 2014
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Cheryl Strayed Talks About Her Solo 1,000 Hike, Soon to be a Film with Reese Witherspoon on Q

TODAY on "Q" 

-- COLIN MELOY is frontman and songwriter for indie folk rockers The Decemberists, and also a best-selling children's novelist. The Portland-based, internationally-admired musician performs a new song live, and discusses how his dual careers intersect.

-- Best-selling author CHERYL STRAYED talks about her critically acclaimed memoir, "Wild". With no experience as a long-distance hiker, Strayed went on a solo journey for more than 1000 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail after the dissolution of her marriage and the death of her mother. "Wild" became a publishing phenomenon back in 2012 and now the film adaption, starring award-winning actress Reese Witherspoon, is slated for release by Fox Searchlight this year.